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Boys We Like, Working Women

How Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Is Leading The Way With His Attack On The Wage Gap

How Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Is Leading The Way With His Attack On The Wage Gap

By now most of you are familiar with the wage gap, the notion that women are getting paid less than men for doing the same job. Here in the US, […]

Girl on a Mission

Meet The Bulgarian Woman Helping Teen Girls In Eastern Europe Escape A Life Of Communist Oppression

Meet The Bulgarian Woman Helping Teen Girls In Eastern Europe Escape A Life Of Communist Oppression

Here at GTHQ we love to talk about the importance of celebrities taking their role model status seriously and using their platform to influence their fans in a positive way. […]

Sports

How Women Have Gone From The Sidelines To Leading The Way In These Industries

How Women Have Gone From The Sidelines To Leading The Way In These Industries

Gone forever are the days when women “belonged” in the kitchen; the times when women wore pearls and pretty dresses because that is what society dictated; the times when they […]

Sponsored

Women In The Boardroom – Why They Are Still Unwelcome & Why This Must Change

Women In The Boardroom – Why They Are Still Unwelcome & Why This Must Change

Even as Sheryl Sandburg teaches us to “Lean In,” as Beyonce (and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie) reminds us that we’re “Flawless,” and as Malala continues to demonstrate the power of young […]

Working Women

Google Puts Their Money Where Their Mouth Is, Hires Their 1st Female CFO Ruth Porat

Google Puts Their Money Where Their Mouth Is, Hires Their 1st Female CFO Ruth Porat

Big news in the tech world, Google has appointed their very first female CFO. They are certainly walking the talk when it comes to pushing for more gender equality in […]

Editors Blog

WEEKLY WRAP UP: Women Defining What It Means To Be A #Girlboss

WEEKLY WRAP UP: Women Defining What It Means To Be A #Girlboss

This week’s installment of the GTHQ Weekly Wrap Up is all about the term ‘Girlboss’. Inspired by the book of the same name by Nasty Gal creator and founder Sophia […]

Politics

Michelle Obama: Leadership Is About Empowering Both Men & Women

Michelle Obama: Leadership Is About Empowering Both Men & Women

Following on from President Obama’s passionate speech at the Young African Leaders Initiative this week about empowering women and getting rid of traditions such as female genital mutilation and child […]

Politics, Working Women

UN Appoints First Female Commander Of Peacekeeping Force

UN Appoints First Female Commander Of Peacekeeping Force

The United Nations and its Secretary General Ban Ki Moon have just made a monumental decision on May 12, 2014: to appoint a woman to be the first female commander […]

Politics

Ethnically Diverse Countries Fare Better With Female Leaders, Statistically Speaking

Ethnically Diverse Countries Fare Better With Female Leaders, Statistically Speaking

Want another great reason for more women to take up positions of leadership? A new study shows that countries which are ethnically diverse suffer from slow economic growth except where […]

Causes, Working Women

Sheryl Sandberg & Beyonce Want You To Stop Calling Girls “Bossy”

Sheryl Sandberg & Beyonce Want You To Stop Calling Girls “Bossy”

Sheryl Sandberg wants us all to stop calling strong, confident girls “bossy”, and she’s not alone. She is part of a major campaign called ‘Ban Bossy‘ with former Secretary of […]

Working Women

Meet The New Head Of Youtube & Your New Tech Hero: Susan Wojcicki

Meet The New Head Of Youtube & Your New Tech Hero: Susan Wojcicki

Attention all tech women, meet your new silicon valley hero: Susan Wojcicki. Can’t pronounce her last name? Don’t worry, it won’t be long before she becomes a household name in […]

Working Women

Meet The First Female CEO To Be Appointed In The Car Industry

Meet The First Female CEO To Be Appointed In The Car Industry

“At long last Detroit is getting some Girl Power!” says Forbes.com about General Motors naming its first CEO, Mary Barra. It’s a big win for women in the automotive industry, […]

Entertainment, Working Women

A Female President Has Been Elected!

A Female President Has Been Elected!

In the world of showbiz, that is! Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s board of governors. The […]

Boys We Like, Causes

Jackson Katz Teaching Men To Stand Up For Abused Women

Jackson Katz Teaching Men To Stand Up For Abused Women

There’s no such thing as a bad TED talk really. And every one we have seen shows us the amazing people in this world working to make a difference, using […]

Entertainment

Are Women Leading the Way In America? Documentary ‘Miss Representation’ Doesn’t Think So

Are Women Leading the Way In America? Documentary ‘Miss Representation’ Doesn’t Think So

In case you fine fierce women of America missed it, this documentary, titled ‘Miss Representation’ premiered on the Oprah Winfrey Network this past weekend. A film by Jennifer Siebel Newsom […]